When the Ryusei Summer Camp runs in the Ottawa area on the weekend of August 25, the guest instructor will be Terry Valentino, a 7th Dan with the Koshin-ha Chito-Ryu Karate Federation, who will come to the camp with students from Pittsburgh. Valentino-Sensei also brings with him a wealth of experience. His bio:
With over 40 years of experience in the martial arts, Kyoshi Valentino holds a 7th-degree black belt in Chito-ryu Karate and a 2nd-degree black belt in Koseido-ryu Jiu-Jitsu.
Kyoshi Valentino’s training began informally under the guidance or his father Anthony “Val” Valentino who was both a student of Koseido-ryu Jiu-Jitsu founder Dewey Deavers and a hand-to-hand combat instructor for the U. S. Navy during World War II.